Whitney M. Young, Jr. Urban Leadership Development Conference
David Mikelsons receives 2019 Excellence in Youth Services Programming Award
“I am honored to receive this award on behalf of the all Project Ready students and administrators affiliated with Indianapolis Urban League Project Ready Program. Receiving this award affirms the countless number of hours shared with our students preparing them for college, career and life; and the spirit of service we (Project Ready Site Coordinators) demonstrate daily at our four Project Ready sites,” David Mikelsons.
David received the 2019 Excellence in Youth Services Programming Award from the National Urban League at the 2019 Whitney M. Young, Jr. Urban Leadership Development Conference hosted in New York City September 30 – October 2, 2019.
As Manager of the Indianapolis Urban League’s Project Ready: College Readiness and Project Ready STEM and Educational Initiatives, David provides leadership for the Project Ready Site Coordinators while coordinating the Thomas Carr Howe Community High School Project Ready site.
David’s passion for youth is not just during the school year. The last eight years, David has spent his summers working with the National Urban League Youth Leadership Team behind the scenes on event logistics to ensure the youth experience is stellar; and the last two years serving on the Steering Committee.